Business & Economy

Vodafone India to commence 4G services by December

NetIndian News Network

Mumbai, August 28, 2015

Telecom services provider Vodafone India today said it would launch its 4G services by December 2015 and that important data markets including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Kochi would be part of the first wave of the roll-out.
In addition, Vodafone India will also roll out its own 3G networks in seven circles -- Assam, North East, Uttar Pradesh West, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala and Odisha -- to expand its overall 3G footprint to 16 circles across the country, a press release from the company.
The release said testing of 4G services had commenced successfully. Vodafone India has partnered with leading technology infrastructure service providers for the network roll-out. 
"With some of the latest technological developments on the anvil; Vodafone is building robust and resilient network architecture with a strong backhaul to support the volumes and need for speed from customers," it said.
Vodafone India had successfully acquired additional 4G (LTE) spectrum in five circles -- Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kerala and Karnataka -- in February 2014 auctions. These circles together contribute close to 50% of the total data revenues for Vodafone India.